Lt. Ruth G. Haskell's 1944 memoir of WWII service in North Africa with the U.S. Army Nurse Corps.
"Usually when one thinks of the Army in times such as these, a picture comes to mind of a stalwart group of fighting soldiers striding off to war. It is very true that Uncle Sam has many, many nephews in his service, but in these past three years he has also acquired many nieces. Included among the latter are the Army nurses. These are the girls who are striving to take the best care possible of your sons, husbands, and sweethearts. Our need for many more of these girls is urgent, and this book is intended to tell a bit about the trials and tribulations, the fun and the thrills, to be experienced as a member of the Corps. I personally wouldn't have missed the experience for anything I know of, and I am sure there are others who will feel the same way when this conflict is over and we are a nation at peace again."
Ruth G. Haskell, 2nd Lieut. A.N.C.
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